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Fernworthy Reservoir

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Wow amazing place

We were so lucky to find this place after trying to get our Motorhome down the little narrow roads... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Lovely peaceful location

My wife and I visited Fernworthy at the end of August , it a fantastic dog walking location. Very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bromley, United Kingdom
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Chagford, Dartmoor National Park, England
+44 1647 277587
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so lucky to find this place after trying to get our Motorhome down the little narrow roads we eventually found this tranquil reservoir. We had a lovely walk round the trail and saw the stone circles and the Dartmoor ponies. As the darkness...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Fernworthy at the end of August , it a fantastic dog walking location. Very peaceful but very isolated , the roads leading to and from are very narrow, so if you are in an SUV watch out! The only criticism...More

Thank markhemsley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The good stuff We go there often. It's a stunning place in fine weather and a challenge if it's bad. You can walk the whole way around on good paths and duckboards over the boggy part. There are benches and picnic tables, a couple of...More

Thank punt-de-teno
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The views of the Reservoir were breathtaking with dragon flies swooping around the waters edge. My sister and I walked completely around the Reservoir passing the dam which is such a feat of engineering.

Thank janebrim
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Takes some finding and watch for the horses and sheep on the road. Reasonable parking and loo (which had been recently slept in and was untidy). A number of walks varying in length round the reservoir, all pleasant enough. Could do with some more benches...More

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 19 June 2018

An ineresting stretch of water. Can be a little bleak if the weather is overcast but there again its wild Dartmoor.mPeacemand tranquility then it might be for you..

Thank John G
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

What a stunning location. Camping within the pine plantations. Such a laugh. We went as a group 5 adults 4 children and 2 dogs

2  Thank Mark C
Reviewed 22 May 2018

My wife and I (and dog) visited Fernworthy reservoir to specifically see the Fernworthy and Grey Wethers stone circles. From the car park at Fernworthy Reservoir (£4 all day parking) we took the left hand path along the edge of the reservoir until it joined...More

1  Thank amiddletonsct
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Yes, a varied and enjoyable series of walks alongside Fernworthy reservoir(supplies Torquay!) and through the surrounding forest. However there is a unique feature just beyond the forest (Ref: 639 831 approx.) with the Grey Wethers, two stone circle side by side. It is probably worth...More

1  Thank John A
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Have visited and walked here in all seasons and it is always an enjoyable experience. Reasonably easy to follow route around the reservoir, not overly strenuous but there are a few bits that are up and own and it can be muddy. Car park at...More

Thank grwpl
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